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Datacloud Awards 2024
  • Judge for Datacloud Awards 2024. Celebrating the outstanding achievements of those within the data canter, cloud and edge sectors. Datacloud Global Congress 2024 - Cannes, France

ARPA-E / U.S. Department of Energy
  • Reviewer of proposals for the COOLERCHIPS (Cooling Operations Optimized for Leaps in Energy, Reliability, and Carbon Hyperefficiency for Information Processing Systems) program. The COOLERCHIPS program will develop transformational, highly efficient, and reliable cooling technologies for data centers.

DCD Global Awards 2023
  • Judge for DCD Global Awards 2023. Recognizing the best people, projects, and teams who put innovation at the heart of this vibrant industry sector. DCD Global Awards 2023 - London, UK

Datacloud Awards 2023
  • Judge for Datacloud Awards 2023. Celebrating the outstanding achievements of those within the data canter, cloud and edge sectors. Datacloud Global Congress 2023 - Monaco

AFCOM Data Center World
  • Judge for the Data Center Innovation Challenge at Data Center World 2023

AFCOM Data Center World
  • 2021 - 2022: Judge for the Data Center Innovation Challenge

  • 2022: Content advisor board member for Data Center World 2022 Conference

Professional associations
  • 2022 - Present: TIA

    • Member of the TR 42.1 Engineering Committee for ANSI/TIA-942 (Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard of Data Centers)

  • 2020 - Present: Ashrae

    • Committee member of SSPC 90..4 (Energy Standard for Data Centers)

  • 2020 - Present: AFCOM

    • Member​

  • 2020: The Green Grid

    • Individual Member​

  • 2016 - Present: BICSI

    • Outstanding contributor within the BICSI International Standards Program (2018 and 2019).

    • Individual contributor for ANSI/BICSI-002 (Data Center Design and Implementation Best Practices) and BICSI-009 (Data Center Operations and Maintenance Best Practices) standard committees

    • The 2019 BICSI data center standards and best practices incorporate results of my research such as real-time data collection through sensing devices, multidimensional metrics, end-to-end resource management, site risk, and risk assessment

  • 2007 - Present: ICREA (International Computer Room Experts Association). Mexico​

    • Member of the International Committee for the review and update of ICREA’s International Standard ICREA-Std-131 for design and construction of data centers

    • Author of the annex ‘seismic considerations’ which has been part of the ICREA-Std-131 standard since 2011

    • Member of the CCRE (certified computer room expert) auditors’ team

    • Member of ICREA, founding member of the ICREA Andean Chapter


Certified instructor by EXIN and EPI:

  • Certified Data Centre Expert (CDCE) (40 hours)

  • Certified Data Centre Specialist (CDCS) (24 hours)

  • Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant (CTDC) (24 hours)

  • Certified Data Centre Risk Professional (CDRP) (16 hours)

  • Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP) (16 hours)


Certified instructor by Datacenter Dynamics:

  • Data Center Design Awareness (DCDA) (24 hours)​

  • Energy Efficiency Best Practice (EEBP) (16 hours)​


Developed and taught data center courses recognized by BICSI:

  • Energy management and energy efficiency: Data Center (16 hours)

  • Risk analysis and site selection: Data Center (16 hours)

  • Planning and design of Data Centers - level 1 (24 hours)


Developed and taught other courses:

  • 2011: Planning and design of next generation Data Centers (24 hours)

  • 2005: Structured cabling systems (24 hours)

  • 1999-2005: Planning and design of energy saving systems (24 hours)

  • 1998-2008: Inspection of civil and electrical projects (24 hours)

  • 1995-1997: Retaining walls design (16 hours)

  • 1994-1999: Planning and design of intelligent buildings (16 hours)

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